FACC Lifestyle Guide 2018

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French Lifestyle Guide 2018 Welcome to the 2018 French Lifestyle Guide! From croissants to cookware, and bistros to boutiques, the French Lifestyle Guide is your new comprehensive resource for all things French in Chicago and Milwaukee. An expansion on our former French Food Guide, this edition includes the best addresses for French housewares, beauty products, fashion, and luxury brands. The French Lifestyle Guide is produced annually by the FrenchAmerican Chamber of Commerce (FACC-Chicago), launched at Passport to France, and available throughout the year at select partner organizations. We hope you enjoy using our Guide to explore the rich French culinary, cultural, and shopping experiences our region has to offer! The FACC-Chicago Team French-American Chamber of Commerce - Chicago www.facc-chicago.com | information@facc-chicago.com



Shopping & Dining in Chicago & Milwaukee

French Lifestyle Guide 2018 TABLE OF CONTENTS Restaurants, Bistros & Brasseries .......


Culinary Schools & Caterers ............... p.22 Bakeries & Sweets ............................... p.25 Wine & Spirits ......................................


Non-Alcoholic Beverages .................... p.38 Markets & Groceries ...........................


Home & Houseware ............................


Fashion .................................................


Beauty ..................................................


Luxury ................................................... p.59 Locations are subject to change. This guide is not endorsed by the various vendors listed. Cover design by Jessie Kanelos Weiner. An online version of the French Lifestyle Guide is available for download on www.facc-chicago.com/publications.

This guide is an original publication by the French-American Chamber of Commerce - Chicago. www.facc-chicago.com | information@facc-chicago.com

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CHICAGO ACADIA 1639 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60616 Acadia, named after the province of the French colonial empire of New France, refers to an ‘idyllic place’. Chef Ryan McCaskey delivers, with Acadia offering a simultaneously contemporary and classic cuisine. www.acadiachicago.com | 312.360.9500 ALLIUM Four Seasons Hotel | 120 E. Delaware Pl. Chicago, IL 60611 At Allium, Chef Sean Murray specializes in modern American cuisine, complementing Chef Wambach’s training with distinguished French chefs such as Claude Troisgros, Marc Meneau and Laurent Tourondel. www.alliumchicago.com | 312.799.4900 AQUITAINE 2221 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 Chef Holly Willoughby named her restaurant after Eleanor of Aquitaine. A native of the Midwest trained at Le Cordon Bleu, she proposes a French-inspired American bistro menu with dishes centering around duck. www.aquitainerestaurant.com | 773.698.8456 AU CHEVAL 800 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60607 A diner-style bar and restaurant with a passion for all things œuf, Au Cheval elevates traditional diner fare: guests can indulge in dishes ranging from chopped chicken liver and roasted bone marrow to traditional sandwiches, egg-centric entrees, and the signature cheeseburger. www.auchevalchicago.com | 312.929.4580


AUTRE MONDE CAFE 6727 W. Roosevelt Rd. Berwyn, IL 60402 Autre Monde Café is a neighborhood restaurant celebrating all things Mediterranean. Includes a fresh, seasonal menu and an oldworld wine list featuring the best organic and artisanal producers. www.autremondecafe.net | 708.775.8122 BAVETTE’S BAR AND BOEUF 218 W. Kinzie St. Chicago, IL 60654 A stylish departure from a traditional steakhouse, Bavette’s embraces French flair without the formality, blending fine dining with unabashed fun. The gilded space features red leather banquettes, glowing chandeliers and lively jazz. www.bavettessteakhouse.com | 312.624.8154 BISTRO BORDEAUX 618 Church St. Evanston, IL 60201 As you may have guessed, Bistro Bordeaux’s Pascal Berthoumieux hails from the city of the same name. His restaurant offers a niche French bistro feel with all the classics: soupe à l’oignon, escargots, and coq au vin. www.lebistrobordeaux.com | 847.424.1483 BISTRO CAMPAGNE 4518 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 At Bistro Campagne, Chef Luke Creagan offers a seasonally changing menu: classic bistro fare is based on the best seasonal ingredients and products from local organic farmers throughout the Midwest, and in the winter months from organic farms on the West Coast. www.bistrocampagne.com | 773.271.6100 BISTRONOMIC 840 N. Wabash St. Chicago, IL 60611 A combination of the words bistro, gastronomy, and economic, by Chef Martial Noguier. Seasonal ingredients are personally sourced from Chicago’s Green City Market, and the menu includes Chef Martial’s mother’s homemade country pâté, seared diver scallops, and filet mignon au poivre. www.bistronomic.net | 312.944.8400 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 8 -


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BISTROT ZINC 1131 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60610 Chef Tim Kirker’s Bistro Zinc is an authentic French bistro, serving classic “neighborhood” French fare. Located in the Gold Coast, Bistrot Zinc’s authentic French ambiance prevails throughout the restaurant’s lively Parisian flair. www.bistrotzinc.com | 312.337.1131 BISTRO VOLTAIRE 226 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60654 With oeufs en cocotte, foie gras parfaits or vols-au-vent aux champignons, Ned Boukram’s Bistro Voltaire is a true French bistro with decor featuring plush red banquettes, complete with a checkered floor, candlelit bar and framed portraits of Victor Hugo, Jean-Paul Sartre and Voltaire. www.bistrovoltaire.com | 312.265.0911 BOEUFHAUS 1012 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 Nestled between Ukrainian Village and Humbolt Park, Boeufhaus brasserie is influenced by the traditions of French and German cuisine, with an emphasis on responsibly-raised food and respect for its neighbors. www.boeufhauschicago.com | 773.661.2116 BRINDILLE 534 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60654 French luxury reigns at Brindille in River North. Think foie gras, squab and lamb saddle dishes served in a refined, sensual ambiance complete with fine china and French linens. The brainchild of Naha owner Carrie Nahabedian, Brindille offers an intimate dining experience with elegant entrees and hand-crafted desserts, including a chocolate cake encased in a shimmering sleeve of pulled sugar. www.brindille-chicago.com | 312.595.1616


CAFE AMANO 16 Schiller St. Elmhurst, IL 60126 Café Amano features French and Italian-inspired cuisine. Modern versions of classics are lovingly made and presented in an irresistibly romantic atmosphere. Chef Marco and his staff are constantly testing new recipes with the freshest of ingredients. www.cafeamano.com | 630.279.9333 CAFE DES ARCHITECTES 20 E. Chestnut St. Chicago, IL 60611 Contemporary French cuisine is highlighted by the vibrant colors of the designer Pierre-Yves Rochon. Café des Architectes Chef Greg Biggers presents a menu featuring fresh produce from Chicago’s Green City Market alongside exotic fish from Japan and fine cheeses from France. www.cafedesarchitectes.com | 312.324.4000 CAFE PYRENEES 1762 N. Milwaukee Ave. Libertyville, IL 60048 For the past 22 years, this family-owned establishment has been owned and operated by Chef Jean-Marc Loustaunau. Their café has become a favorite among locals and tourists in Libertyville. www.cafepyrenees.com | 847.362.2233 CAFE TOUCHE 6731 N. Northwest Hwy. Chicago, IL 60631 Café Touché is a classic French bistro opened by Zagat awardwinning chef Joseph Calabrese in Chicago’s Edison Park neighborhood. Café Touché attempts to pay homage to the intricacies of French cuisine while bringing culture and comfort to guests across Chicago. www.cafetouche.com | 773.775.0909 CHEZ JOEL BISTRO 1119 W. Taylor St. Chicago, IL 60607 Chez Joël is a family operated restaurant. Joël’s namesake includes Gallic specialties such as steak frites and coq au vin. Other highlights include classic bistro dishes, from garlicky escargots to tangy and tender mussels marinieres. www.chezjoelbistro.com | 312.226.6479 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 11 -

CHEZ MOI 2100 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614 Entering Chez Moi is not just about going to a French bistro. It’s entering Chef Dominique Tougne’s home. Like the chef, the food is authentic, the service simple and the atmosphere convivial. Savor French classics such as onion soup, foie gras, and crème brûlée. www.chezmoichicago.com | 773.871.2100 CHEZ SIMO 1968 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 This BYOB French bistro prides itself on classic French cuisine. Featuring a small menu and relaxed atmosphere, Chef Simo Ely Jacobi’s offerings are always in season and a pleasure to experience. www.chezsimobistro.com | 773.334.7466 COMMUNITY TAVERN 4038 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60641 Community Tavern Chef Joey Beato wanted to create a classic, warm and comfortable dining place for locals of the neighborhood. From the acclaimed French-inspired menu to the seasonal drinks and friendly service, Community Tavern conveys an open and welcoming atmosphere. www.communitytavern.com | 773.283.6080 CREPERIE SAINT-GERMAIN 1512 Sherman Ave. Evanston, IL 60201 Crêperie St. Germain is a tribute to a great Brittany tradition. To this day, crêperies represent a vibrant element of French culinary heritage. Chef Pascal Berthoumieux’s menu showcases fresh ingredients and simple, flavorful combinations. www.creperiestgermain.com | 847.859.2647 EVEREST 440 S. La Salle St. Chicago, IL 60605 One of the country’s premier dining rooms, Everest is located on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange. Everest is a member of Relais & Chateaux/Relais Gourmand, La Grande Table du Monde, Traditions & Qualité, Académie Culinaire de France, and Maîtres Cuisiniers de France. www.everestrestaurant.com | 312.663.8920 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 12 -

FIG & OLIVE 104 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 While the restaurant’s ambiance captures the essence of the French Riviera, Executive Chef Pascal Lorange creates a Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the flavors of southern France, Italy and Spain. www.figandolive.com | 312.445.0060 FROGGY’S 306 Green Bay Rd. Highwood, IL 60040 The success of the Froggy’s dining experience—the décor, service, and most importantly, the cuisine—is rooted in its ability to maintain an atmosphere devoid of pretension while simultaneously being committed to a deep understanding of food. Froggy’s also provides catering and houses The Gourmet Frog, a neighboring bakery. www. froggysrestaurant.com | 847.433.7080 GOOSEFOOT 2656 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 Located in Lincoln Square, Chef Chris Nugent’s BYOB Goosefoot features a nine-course tasting menu--a creative blend of French technique with modern sensibility, all crafted from locally sourced products. www.goosefoot.net | 773.942.7547 GOTTA B CREPES 1601 Simpson St. #3, Evanston, IL 60201 For over seven years, thanks to fresh, healthy, locally-sourced ingredients from featured farmers and partners, Gotta B Crêpes is a great place to go with friends. www.gottabcrepes.com | 847.525.8383 HEMMINGWAY’S BISTRO 211 N. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 The menu combines classic French dishes with the freshest Midwest ingredients. Each day there is a Plat du Jour featuring such staples as coq au vin, caussoulet toulousain, bouillabaisse, beef wellington and duck à l’orange. www.hemmingwaysbistro.com | 708.524.0806 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 13 -

KIKI’S BISTRO 900 N. Franklin St. Chicago, IL 60610 Kiki, a native of Eastern France, was brought to Chicago to help start Maxim’s of Chicago as its sommelier. After Maxim’s, Kiki went on to open Le Bordeaux on Madison Street, and later expanded with Le Bordeaux and Kiki’s Bistro. www.kikisbistro.com | 312.335.5454 LA CREPERIE 2845 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60657 La Crêperie serves a range of sweet and savory crêpes as well as other traditional French dishes, from steak-frites to a broad selection of French wines and ciders. The décor is inspired by the original chef and owner Germain Roignant’s Breton heritage. www.lacreperiechicago.com | 773.528.9050 LA PETITE FOLIE 1504 E. 55th St. Chicago, IL 60615 In the heart of Hyde Park, proprietor and graduate of L’Ecole Cordon Bleu, Paris, Chef Mary Mastricola offers classically prepared French dishes, paired with an all-French wine list. www.lapetitefolie.com | 773.493.1394 LA SARDINE 111 N. Carpenter St. Chicago, IL 60607 You will enjoy bouillabaisse “Jean-Claude”, steamed mussels, queue de bœuf, rabbit ragout, cassoulet Toulousain and salade Lyonnaise at La Sardine restaurant in the West Loop. www.lasardine.com | 312.421.2800 LA VOUTE BISTRO AND BAR 2034 Ridge Rd. Homewood, IL 60430 The restaurant’s plush dining room and lounge features Frenchinspired cuisine by chef Dominique Tougne in a comfortable bistro setting. True to their commitment to the environment and exceptional taste, emphasis is placed on serving food grown and raised by local farmers. www.lavoutebistro.com | 708.798.6000


LB BISTRO & PATISSERIE 301 E. North Water St. Chicago, IL 60611 LB Bistro & Pâtisserie offers a casual atmosphere, serving breakfast and lunch built on the same concepts that have made Chef Branlard one of the most acclaimed pastry chefs in the world: fresh ingredients and a simple yet unique combinations of flavors. www.sheratonchicago.com | 312.329.5900 LE BOUCHON 1958 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 Brandade de morue, saumon poché, salade Lyonnaise, cuisses de grenouille and escargots à la Bourguignonne: authentic bistro fare and ambiance await you at the late Chef Jean-Claude Poilevey’s restaurant, now run by his wife and two sons. www.lebouchonofchicago.com | 773.862.6600 LE COCHON VOLANT 100 W. Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 Located in the Chicago Loop, this French brasserie-bar hybrid also boasts a lovely bakery option for those on the go. www.cochonvolantchicago.com | 312.754.6560 LE COLONIAL 937 N. Rush St. Chicago, IL 60611 Le Colonial is an upscale French-Vietnamese restaurant that recaptures the romance and spirit of French colonial Southeast Asia in the 1920s. Developed by restaurateurs Rick Wahlstedt and Jean Goutal, Le Colonial is situated in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast. www.lecolonialchicago.com | 312.255.0088 LE PETIT PARIS 260 E. Chestnut St. Chicago, IL 60611 Francophiles seek out this cozy, out-of-the-way spot for classic French bistro fare by Chef/Owner Alain Sutbon. www.lepetitparis.net | 312.787.8260


LES NOMADES 222 E. Ontario St. Chicago, IL 60611 Les Nomades is one of Chicago’s finest dining experiences. A master of classical French cooking, multi-award-winning Chef Roland infuses his culinary delights with his Vietnamese-Corsican origins. www.lesnomades.net | 312.649.9010 LOCKWOOD RESTAURANT AND BAR Palmer House Hilton | 17 E. Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60603 Executive Chef Stephen Henry offers a unique, locally- and seasonally-influenced menu. Complement your experience with one of Pastry Chef Fabrice Bouet’s clafoutis, chocolate lingots, cherry tart tatins or nougats glacés. www.lockwoodrestaurant.com | 312.917.3404 MARGEAUX BRASSERIE Waldorf Astoria Chicago | 11 E. Walton Chicago , IL 60611 A classic, French dining experience reminiscent of 1920’s Paris, Margeaux Brasserie is James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Mina’s moveable feast. Offering traditional brasserie fare, Margeaux Brasserie offers a tip of its hat to Chicago with the hospitality and dining sensibilities synonymous with the Midwest. 312.625.1324 MAUDE’S LIQUOR BAR 840 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60607 A sultry, intimate environment serving rustic French classics, fresh seafood, handcrafted cocktails and a curated French wine list. Maude’s menu ranges from foie gras and escargots, to chicken liver mousse and roasted farm chicken. www.maudesliquorbar.com | 321.243.9712 MEXIQUE 1529 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60642 With great creativity, chef Carlos Gaytan applies French cooking techniques and ingredients to his roots of traditional Mexican cuisine. Mexique has received rave recognition since its opening, including its first star in the Michelin Guide 2013. www.mexiquechicago.com | 312.850.0288 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 16 -

MIRAMAR 301 Waukegan Ave. Highwood, IL 60040 Owner and Executive Chef Gabriel Viti combines a traditional French bistro with Cuban cuisine. Miramar covers all the French bistro-brasserie classics, including plateaux de fruits de mer, and Cuban specials like pressed sandwiches. www.miramarbistro.com | 847.433.1078 MON AMI GABI 2300 N. Lincoln Park West Chicago, IL 60614 Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro and steakhouse. Chefs Susan Weaver and Andrew Shedden embrace the classic French Bistro culture while proposing an ever-evolving menu paired with wines from 80 boutique French wineries. www.monamigabi.com | 777.348.8886 NELLCOTE 833 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60607 Nellcôte’s glam location is reminiscent of the Côte d’Azur villa where the Rolling Stones recorded Exile on Main Street. The dining experience reflects the culinary traditions of France, Italy and Spain, prioritizing locally-sourced ingredients and flour milled in-house. www.nellcoterestaurant.com | 312.432.0500 NEXT 953 W. Fulton Market Chicago, IL 60607 Constantly exploring the world of cuisine, Next has received an unprecedented twelve 4-star reviews from the Chicago Tribune and won a James Beard Award as Best New Restaurant in America. www.nextrestaurant.com | (312) 226-0858 OCEANIQUE 505 Main St. Evanston, IL 60602 Oceanique is a seafood restaurant in the French-American style. Chef Mark Grosz worked under the tutelage of Jean Banchet, the world famous chef of Le Français in Wheeling, Illinois. Chef Grosz uses organic produce and seafood from sustainable sources. www.oceanique.com | 847.864.3435 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 17 -

PIERROT GOURMET The Peninsula Hotel | 108 E. Superior St. Chicago, IL 60611 Pierrot Gourmet, a European-style café and bistro with French bistro cuisine, from staple favourites such as a hearty home-made soup to a selection of French-style flatbreads. www.chicago.peninsula.com | 312.573.6749 RESTAURANT MICHAEL & GEORGE TROIS 64 Green Bay Rd. Winnetka, IL 60093 The refined and formal atmospheres of Restaurant Michael and George Trois reflect Chef Michael Lachowicz’s high standards: perfection is a given, from the seasonal menus to the number of exquisite courses offered. www.restaurantmichael.com | 847.441.3100 SEPIA 123 N. Jefferson St. Chicago, IL 60661 Seamlessly melding refined and rustic, vintage and contemporary, Sepia has the feel of an instant classic. Stylish without being sleek, the space is warm and inviting, comfortable yet lively. www.sepiachicago.com | 312.441.1920 SHAW’S CRABHOUSE 21 E. Hubbard St. Chicago, IL 60611 Led by Chef Yves Roubaud, Shaw’s is a jazzy, sophisticated, seafood restaurant and a carefree, lively oyster bar. With a wide selection of seasonal crab, both serve top-grade fish and shellfish, several varieties of oysters, and inventive sushi and sashimi combinations. www. shawscrabhouse.com | 312.527.2722 THE BLANCHARD 1935 N. Lincoln Park West Chicago, IL 60614 Serving refined French brasserie-inspired cuisine in a comfortably elegant atmosphere, The Blanchard in Lincoln Park melds contemporary takes and classic French cuisine with a modern Chicago neighborhood feel. www.theblanchardchicago.com | 872.829.3971 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 18 -

THE LITTLE GEM CAFE 189 N. Marion St. Oak Park, IL 60301 The Little Gem Offers a relaxed dining experience–a Europeanstyle eatery that is elegant, romantic and fun. www.thelittlegemcafe.com | 708.613.5491 THE NORTHMAN 4337 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 The Northman is Chicago’s first cider-focused pub and bistro. With a specific emphasis on influences from Northern France and Southern England, The Northman seeks to bring a truly unique concept to the cider revolution in Chicago. www.thenorthman.com | 773.935.2255 TRAVELLE The Langham | 330 N. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 Housed inside The Langham hotel, Travelle’s Chef de Cuisine Jarquin offers mouth-watering takes on American classics. From chicken and waffles to pork and clams, Travelle invites you to savor the creations of award-winning Pastry Chef Scott Green, who joined Travelle from The French Pastry School. www.travellechicago.com | 312.923.7705 TROQUET RIVER NORTH 111 W. Huron St. Chicago, IL 60654 Troquet River North is a casual neighborhood French bar focusing on wine, custom cocktails, fun and approachable food from all regions of France and live entertainment. Live music is featured every Wednesday and Thursday evenings. www.troquetrivernorth.com | 312.202.9900 VIE 4471 Lawn Ave. Western Springs, IL 60558 “Tastes of the seasons, preserved,” is the quote of the kitchen staff at Vie. Awards include the Jean Banchet Best Pastry Chef 2007, Jean Banchet Fine Dining Restaurant and 3 Stars by Phil Vettel of the Chicago Tribune. www.vierestaurant.com | 708.246.2082 RESTAURANTS, BISTROS & BRASSERIES - 19 -

MILWAUKEE CHEZ JACQUES 1022 S. 1st St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 Chez Jacques offers a selection of classic French cuisine combining Chef Jacques Chaumet’s family recipes and hearty regional dishes from many regions of France. www.chezjacques.com | 414.672.1040 CAFE GRACE 11200 W. Burleigh St. Wauwatosa, WI 53222 Café Grace’s menu offers French classics like steak frites, duck confit and rotisserie meats and an approachable predominantly French wine list. www.cafegracemke.com | 414.837.6310 COQUETTE CAFE 316 N. Milwaukee St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 Located in the Landmark Building in The Historic Third Ward, Coquette Café offers an authentic French bistro menu and extensive selection of French wines and ales in a warm and casual setting. www.coquettecafe.com | 414.291.2655 LAKE PARK BISTRO 3133 E. Newberry Blvd. Milwaukee, WI James Beard Award-winning Chef Adam Siegel offers a varied French menu that includes “plats classiques,” “plats traditionnels” and “cuisine moderne.” www.bartolottas.com/lake-park-bistro | 414.962.6300 LE REVE PATISSERIE AND CAFE 7610 Harwood Ave. Wauwatosa, WI 53213 Located in a 100-year-old bank building, Le Rêve Patisserie and Café serves a traditional bistro menu from breakfast through latenight dinner, and an assortment of French breads and pastries. lerevecafe.com | 414.778.3333


MAISON 5921 W. Vliet St. Milwaukee, WI 53208 Maison is a recent arrival on Milwaukee’s French restaurant scene specializing in contemporary adaptations of traditional French cuisine in a modern bistro setting. www.maisonmke.com | 414.323.4030 PASTICHE 411 E.Mason St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 Pastiche features a seasonally changing menu of traditional French bistro dishes prepared with locally-sourced ingredients. www.pastichebistro.com | 414.225.3270

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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE CREPES A LATTE 500 N. Fairway Dr. Suite B Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Crêpes à Latte Catering is a unique catering service to distinguish your clients’ tradeshow booths. They serve over 200 tradeshows every year. www.crepesalatte.com | 847.678.0700 COLLEGE OF DUPAGE 425 22nd St. Glen Ellen, IL 60137 If you have a passion for food, the culinary arts program is both exciting and challenging. College of DuPage offers an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in Culinary Arts and a certificate program. www.cod.edu | 630.942.2800 COOK AU VIN 2256 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 Cook au Vin team Vincent Colombet and Maggy Legros provide full-service catering to the Chicago area with unique twists, from crepe carts to fondue stations. www.cook-au-vin.com | 773.489.3141 | cookauvin@gmail.com FRENCH PASTRY SCHOOL 226 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60606 The French Pastry School offers world-renowned, rigorous pastry instruction with a unique commitment to their students’ long-term career development. www.frenchpastryschool.com | 312.726.2419 FRENCH QUARTER BEIGNETS Contact French Quarter Beignets for a treat you won’t forget. www.fqbeignets.com | 708.524.1779 KENDALL COLLEGE 900 N. Branch St. Chicago, IL 60642 The #1 culinary school and hospitality management program in Chicago, Kendall College has also been ranked as the most international and ethnically diverse liberal arts college in the Midwest. www.kendall.edu | 312.752.2000 SUR LA TABLE 480 W. Northshore Dr. Glendale, WI 53217 900 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 Enjoy gourmet cooking classes and lessons at Sur La Table. www.surlatable.com |312.204.6008 CULINARY SCHOOLS & CATERERS - 23 -


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CHICAGO ALLIANCE BAKERY 1736 W. Division St. Chicago, IL 60622 Alliance Bakery features fine European pastries, desserts and custom-designed cakes for any occasion. Located in River North, Chef Peter Rios’s unique creations echo the surrounding galleries and design houses. www.alliance-bakery.com | 773.278.0366 ALLIANCE PATISSERIE 615 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60654 Another creation of chef Peter Rios, specializing in rons, petits gateaux and viennoiseries, Alliance serie is a modern day pastry boutique rooted in style and tradition, conveniently located in River www.alliancepatisserie.com | 312.374.4144

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BARCACAOCHOCOLAT 2764 Aurora Ave. #104 Naperville, IL 60540 Inspired by British fashion and art, Barcacaochocolat was founded by former London-based chocolatier Matthew Schreiner in 2016 as a new style of artisanal chocolate maker. Handcrafted in Naperville, Illinois, Barcacaochocolat specializes in chocolate bars, drinking chocolates, and a bespoke chocolate program for any occasion. Private chocolate classes are also offered. www.barcacaochocolat.com | 630.880.3975 BELGIAN CHOCOLATIER PIRON 509-A Main St. Evanston, IL 60202 Belgian Chocolatier Piron makes fine chocolates by hand in the European tradition. Brothers Bob and Fred Piron are proud to bring the flavors, culture and richness of fine Belgian chocolate to Chicago’s North Shore. www.belgchocpiron.com | 847.864.5504


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BENNISON’S BAKERY 1000 Davis St. Evanston, IL 60201 Bennison’s Bakery has been a North Shore institution since 1938, earning a reputation as a high quality full line bakery with emphasis on European style pastries, cookies, and custom decorated cakes. www.bennisonscakes.com | 847.328.9434 BITTERSWEET PASTRY SHOP AND CAFE 1114 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Café features European pastries by acclaimed pastry chef Judy Contino and her talented staff. Bittersweet offers an unforgettable experience featuring delicate creations made with skill and care. www.bittersweetpastry.com | 773.929.1100 BONJOUR CAFE BAKERY 1550 E. 55th St. Chicago, IL 60615 Bonjour Café Bakery chefs Driss and Pascale Bekkouche won the Best Bakery of Chicago award in 2013. Among their repertoire of authentic French pastries are their extraordinary mini pastries, from mille-feuilles to éclairs pistache-chocolat, and gallette des rois. 773.241.5300 FLORIOLE 1220 W. Webster Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 A bakery that strives to use the best organic ingredients from local farmers whenever possible, Floriole serves French baguettes, breads and cookies. www.floriole.com | 773.883.1313 HEWN 810 Dempster St. Evanston, IL 60202 The word “hewn” is a way to connect the past with the future. Everything at Hewn is made in-house from scratch daily. They source local and seasonal ingredients from small, local farmers when their flavors are at their peak. All of their breads are hand-mixed, hand-shaped and naturally fermented without commercial yeast. www.hewnbread.com | 847.869.4396 BAKERIES & SWEETS

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LA BOULANGERIE 915 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 | 312.480.8337 1945 W. Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 | 312.488.1763 Chef Vincent Colombet opened his first La Boulangerie in 2012 in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. With locations in Lakeview and Ravenswood, La Boulangerie is an authentic French bakery and café featuring specialty breads, sweet and savory crepes, quiches, sandwiches and pastries. www.laboulangeriechicago.com LA FARINE 2909 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 At La Farine Bakery, the distinctive breads are freshly baked daily, with unique flavors, texture and crusts that give the products a wonderful versatility. It is a result of meticulous preparation using old-age artisan bread-making techniques, premium ingredients and the finest stone-hearth oven imported from Europe. www.lafarinebakerycafe.com | 872.829.2002 LA FOURNETTE 1547 N. Wells St. Chicago, IL 60610 La Fournette was founded by World Bank champion, Pierre Zimmermann, his wife, Michele, and their sons. The Zimmermann family also owned a boulangerie in the Alsatian village of Schnersheim, France, for four generations. La Fournette bakery offers a wide selection of breads, including the signature Miche. The café menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner feature local, seasonal ingredients. www.lafournette.com | 312.624.9430 LA PATISSERIE P 1050 W. Argyle St. Chicago, IL 60640 With over 30 years’ experience and numerous baking awards, owner Peter Yuen was trained in the art of French and Asian pastrymaking, committed to creating the very best Chicago has to offer. www.lapatisseriepbakery.com | 773.878.3226


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LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN Multiple locations around Chicago. Le Pain Quotidien was founded by Belgian chef, Alain Coumont. Le Pain Quotidien breads are made with organic whole wheat flour, sea salt, water, levain and their all-natural fermented starter, plus the time it takes to produce perfect French bread. www.lepainquotidien.com MAISON DE CASTELNAU 3352 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, IL 60659 Inspired by the famous Angelina’s in Paris, Maison de Castelnau introduces itself to Chicago as a ‘salon de thé’—not a café, not a coffee shop—but something else entirely, and undoubtedly French. A must for lovers of French breads, pastries and chocolates. www.maisondecastelnau.com | 872.806.2606 MAISON MARCEL 3114 N. Broadway St. Chicago, IL 60657 After its debut in summer 2017 in Chicago’s Lakeview area, Maison Marcel offers everything from tartines and traditional French fare to freshly made smoothies and fruit juice. www.maison-marcel.com | 773.661.6942 MAISON PARISIENNE 3307 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 6065 Maison Parisienne is a café whose menu ranges from savory to sweet. They are passionate about quality ingredients and being authentic, including the crafting of their croissants, which are made from imported French butter and flour. www. maison-parisienne.com | 773.904.0777 PATISSERIE CORALIE 600 Davis St. Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.905.0491 Coralie is a traditional boutique pastry shop that offers pastries and desserts by pastry chef Manuel Bouillet, from the famous Parisian pastry shops Fauchon and Un Dimanche à Paris. Among the delights on offer at Coralie are macarons, croissants, éclairs, tarts, Napoléons, and madeleines.


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SOUTHERN FRANCE PATISSERIE 1405 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 Chef Amanda Tommey Terbush started Southern France, providing French-style pastries served with Southern hospitality. Southern France is the marriage of Chef Terbush’s Southern background with her training in traditional French pastries. www.southernfrancechicago.com | 773.857.1478 SUGAR FIXÉ PATISSERIE 958 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 |773.799.8399 19 N. Marion St. Oak Park, IL 60301 | 708.948.7720 Featuring made from scratch, all-natural patisseries, Sugar Fixé has macarons, tarts, shortbreads and more in a variety of traditional and seasonal flavors. www.sugarfixe.com TONI PATISSERIE & CAFÉ 65 E. Washington St. Chicago, IL 60602 | 312.726.2020 51 S. Washington St. Hinsdale, IL 60521 | 630.789.2020 Toni Patisserie and Café is an authentic European inspired patisserie and café dedicated to providing the highest quality “from scratch” products. The French-trained executive pastry chef and owner, Toni Marie Cox, brings incredible talent and artistry to her masterful creations. www.tonipatisserie.com VANILLE PATISSERIE 131 N. Clinton St. Chicago, IL 60606 | 773.868.4574 3243 N. Broadway Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.868.4574 2108 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60614 | 773.868.4574 Chef Sophie Evanoff’s Vanille Patisserie has been preserving the art of French pastry-making since 2002. Vanille offers artisanal desserts and pastries, including entremets (mousse cakes); confections (pâtes de fruits, nougat bars); handmade chocolates; fresh baked croissants, French macarons, and cakes. www.vanillepatisserie.com


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VOSGES HAUT-CHOCOLAT 520 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9450 951 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 | 773.296.9866 Vosges Haut-Chocolat creations are made with the finest ingredients from around the world, sourced by founder and chocolatier Katrina Markoff. Her concept of Travel the World through Chocolate™ started with Katrina’s seminal move to Paris to pursue her dream of studying culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu. www.vosgeschocolate.com MILWAUKEE NORTH SHORE BOULANGERIE 4401 N. Oakland Ave. Shorewood, WI 53211 North Shore Boulangerie offers a range of artisanal breads and pastries, as well as traditional French lunch items and Cafés Richard coffee. www.northshoreboulangerie.com | 414.963.2153


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COQUETTE CAFE 316 N. Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 Located in the Landmark Building in The Historic Third Ward, Coquette Café offers an authentic French bistro menu and extensive selection of French wines and ales in a warm and casual setting. www.coquettecafe.com | 414.291.2655 LAKE PARK BISTRO 3133 E. Newberry Blvd., Milwaukee, WI James Beard Award-winning Chef Adam Siegel offers a varied French menu that includes “plats classiques,” “plats traditionnels” and “cuisine moderne.” www.bartolottas.com/lake-park-bistro | 414.962.6300 LE REVE PATISSERIE AND CAFE 7610 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53213 Located in a 100-year-old bank building, Le Rêve Patisserie and Café serves a traditional bistro menu from breakfast through late-night dinner, and an assortment of French breads and pastries. lerevecafe.com | 414.778.3333 MAISON 5921 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, WI 53208 Maison is a recent arrival on Milwaukee’s french restaurant scene specializing in contemporary adaptations of traditional French cuisine in a modern bistro setting. www.maisonmke.com | 414.323.4030 PASTICHE 411 E.Mason St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 Pastiche features a seasonally changing menu of traditional French bistro dishes prepared with locally-sourced ingredients. www.pastichebistro.com | 414.225.3270 WINE & SPIRITS

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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE BARTON & GUESTIER With almost three centuries of experience in the wine business, Barton & Guestier is the first French brand name present in 130 countries across five continents. The Barton & Guestier range represents the diversity of French wines: from Bordeaux to Burgundy Languedoc, and the Loire Valley. www.barton-guestier.com BEAM SUNTORY With over two centuries of experience, Beam Suntory produces and distributes some of the world’s leading premium spirits brands. Beam Suntory’s portfolio includes the industry’s most extensive whiskey collection. www.beamsuntory.com BOISSET COLLECTION Boisset is a family-owned collection of historic and unique wineries from diverse Franco-American terroirs. Boisset’s French collection includes Bonpas, Bouchard Aîne & Fils, and Jean-Claude Boisset. www.boissetcollection.com CHATEAU DE LA GRILLE Founded in the 15th century, Château de La Grille linked its destiny of high-quality wine production to Baudry-Dutour in 2009 to preserve its tradition and its terroir. www.baudry-dutour.fr/chateau-de-la-grille CH DISTILLERY CH Distillery is Chicago’s only distillery making grain-to-bottle vodka from Illinois-grown ingredients. A Chicago distillery, restaurant and cocktail bar, CH takes spirit-driven cocktails and paired cuisine to a new level in its sophisticated 48-seat West Loop lounge. www.chdistillery.com CLARENCE DILLON WINES Clarence Dillon Wines is one of the most important Fine Wine merchants in Bordeaux, as well as the creator and exclusive distributor of the first super premium brand of Bordeaux: Clarendelle. www.clarencedillonwines.com WINE & SPIRITS

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COGNAC FERRAND Cognac Ferrand is the result of a 1989 encounter between Alexandre Gabriel and one of the oldest winegrowing families in the Cognac region. His intention was to breathe new life into Cognac Ferrand and make the world’s best cognac, bringing back the great terroir of Grande Champagne, known as Cognac’s finest region. The company’s production facility is located amid the vineyards of Charente, in the 18th century Château de Bonbonnet at Ars. www.maisonferrand.com COGNAC MAXIME TRIJOL Founded in the heart of the Cognac region, Cognac Maxime Trijol is an independent family firm committed to producing exceptional products. www.maxime-trijol.com CREAM WINE Established in 2001, Cream is a Chicago-based, independent, family-owned and operated Illinois importer & distributor of wine, spirits, and cider. Cream‘s mission is to provide the highest level of service to Illinois’ restaurants and retailers. www.creamwine.com DEUTSCH FAMILY WINE & SPIRITS Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits markets high-quality products from some of the leading wine and spirits-producing regions of the world. Deutsch’s French partners include André Lurton, Cave de Lugny, Château Bonnet, Fleurs de Prairie, HobNob, and Sauvion. www.deutschfamily.com DIVA WINE Diva Wine links wine producers from the Loire Valley, the Rhône Valley, Bordeaux and Beaujolais to distributors around the world, developing tailored marketing strategies for each partner. www.divawine.com


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GERARD BERTRAND Gérard Bertrand has a strong commitment to revealing unique terroirs of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. As a wine-grower and owner of flagship estates, he has developed biodynamic agriculture and organic wines. Also the Ambassador of the Mediterranean Art de Vivre, Gérard Bertrand loves to promote the riches of southern France through wine tourism activities at Chateau l’Hospitalet. www.gerard-bertrand.com H2 VINO H2 Vino is an importer and wholesale distributor of fine wines from around the world specializing in artisan wines, a number of which are biodynamic, organic or organically farmed. www.h2vino.com HEAVENLY SPIRITS Daniel and Christine Cooney have been promoting French spirits for over twenty years. Christine hails from the Cognac region and came to the U.S. as a Cognac Ambassador, promoting Cognac, Armagnac, and Calvados appellations. With the creation of Heavenly Spirits in 2008, an import and wholesale company, the Cooneys are able to introduce many of these fine French producers to the U.S. www.heavenlyspirits.com JP CHENET Following his artistic and entrepreneurial spirit, in 1984 Joseph Helfrich designed a wine bottle with a revolutionary shape. He named it Joséphine. It stood out from the crowd with its original curves, slanted neck and generous body. It represented a genuine challenge at the time as a special bottling chain needed to be built for it. www.jpchenet.com KOVAL KOVAL produces organic whiskey, liqueurs and specialty spirits in Chicago’s first distillery since the mid-1800s. Embracing the grain-tobottle mentality, each step of the spirit-making process is thoughtfully monitored: from contracting local farmers to grow the grain, to on-site milling and mashing, to distilling, bottling, and packaging. www.koval-distillery.com WINE & SPIRITS

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LOUIS GLUNZ WINES, INC. Now in its third generation, Louis Glunz Wines is a midsized importer and distributer of some of the finest wines from around the world throughout the state of Illinois. Louis Glunz has an extensive portfolio of French wines from all of the main wine-producing regions. www.glunzwines.com MESH & BONE Launched in 2014, Mesh and Bone produces French-style cider and three rare spirits from other parts of the world: Shochu, Sotol, and Arakku. www.meshandbone.me PIERRE ET BERTRAND COULY BOUTIQUE ET CAVE Recognized for their sustainable viticulture processes, Pierre and Bertrand Couly produce a range of Cabernet-Franc and Chenet wines from the Chinon appellation. www.pb-couly.com QUINTESSENTIAL WINES Quintessential Wines is a family owned-and-operated importer dedicated to marketing and selling top-quality wines from some of the best terroirs and producers in the world. www.quintessentialwines.com ST. KILLIAN IMPORTING Established in 1983, St. Killian is a full-service importer, providing all 50 states with world-class beers and malt beverages from around the world. Their brands include Kronenbourg 1664. www.stkillian.com VIRTUE CIDER Virtue Cider is a craft cider company launched in 2011 in Fennville, Michigan by Gregory Hall, former brewmaster at Goose Island Brewery, and co-founder Stephen Schmakel. Partnering with local family farms, Virtue uses traditional farmhouse production methods to craft European-style ciders from fresh heirloom apples. www.virtuecider.com WINE & SPIRITS

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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE BRANDS WITHIN REACH Brands Within Reach focuses on innovative products for healthconscious consumers. They partner, license, import, produce, distribute and market emerging and established brands from around the world, including Volvic, Saint Géron and Belvoir. www.bwrgroup.com CAFE LIEGEOIS Café Liegeois produces gourmet espresso machine pods sourced from the best coffee-growing regions of the world. www.cafeliegeois.us PANAME COFFEE AND TEA IMPORTERS Paname Coffee is excited to introduce Paris’ most iconic coffee label, Cafés Richard, to America. Paname Coffee partners with fine restaurants, coffee bars, and boutique hotels. www.panamecoffee.com NESPRESSO Nespresso is the world’s leading brand of single-serving café style coffee and espresso capsules. Nespresso offers a carefully selected range of coffees from all over the world. www.nespresso.com


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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE BAVETTE LA BOUCHERIE 330 E. Menomonee St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 A modern rendition of a traditional European neighborhood butcher shop, Bavette sources whole animals raised responsibly on small, local farms. www.bavettelaboucherie.com CHICAGO FRENCH MARKET 131 N. Clinton St. Chicago, IL 60661 Featuring nearly thirty individual specialty and artisan food vendors, Chicago French Market offers fresh ingredients and prepared foods all day. Chicago French Market was created to support local farmers and food purveyors in a European-inspired market environment. www.frenchmarketchicago.com LA PARISIANNE DU CHOCOLAT 5000 S. East End Ave. #8D Chicago, IL 60615 La Parisianne du Chocolat’s chocolates are made-to-order, using fresh fruit, purees, butter and cream, and pure vanilla. 888.773.7870 LES TROIS PETITS COCHONS Les Trois Petits Cochons crafts small batches of traditional charcuterie using high-quality ingredients. Products include artisanal pâtés, mousses, terrines, sausages, smoked meats and other French specialties. www.3pigs.com | 800-LES-PATES OLYMPIA PROVISIONS Olympia Provisions produces handcrafted French-inspired traditional charcuterie, including saucisson, pâté and deli meats. Available at Pastoral, see locations under Pastoral. www.olympiaprovisions.com


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PASTORAL The Loop | 53 E. Lake St. Chicago, IL 60601 Lakeview | 2945 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 Andersonville | 5212 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640 Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine is a European-inspired neighborhood cheese, specialty food and wine shop offering the highest quality, cut-to-order domestic and international specialty cheeses, freshly baked breads, perfectly chosen accompaniments and small production wines and beers. www.pastoral.com RUTH AND PHIL’S Ruth and Phil’s Gourmet Ice Cream is a retail and a wholesale store selling French-style ice creams and sorbets. Each flavor is made in small batches to ensure top-quality flavor and texture, using organic dairy and working with local farmers. Available at multiple Chicagoland locations. www.ruthandphils.wordpress.com SAVENCIA CHEESE U.S.A. Savencia produces and exports specialty cheeses and dairy products from France. www.savencia-fromagedairy.com WEST ALLIS CHEESE AND SAUSAGE SHOPPE 6832 W. Becher St. West Allis, WI 53219 West Allis Cheese and Sausage is a family-owned specialty food store that offers a range of gourmet products including a variety of locally-produced and imported cheeses. www.wacheese-gifts.com


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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE ANNE DE SOLENE The Anne de Solène collection offers luxury bed linens from Paris. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. www.anne-de-solene.com CRISTEL Since 1826, Cristel’s cooking systems have been recognized for their design, innovation and quality, and display an entirely French creative stamp from materials to production and finishing. Available at Bloomingdale’s and Williams Sonoma. www.cristelusa.com DE BUYER Founded in 1830 in the Vosges region of France, De Buyer designs and manufactures cooking and pastry utensils for professional and aspiring chefs. Available at select Crate and Barrel, Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. Northwestern Cutlery | 810 W. Lake St. Chicago, IL 60607 www.debuyer.com/en STAUB Steel cookware is the hallmark of Demeyere, and Staub remains an icon for its revolutionary enameled cast iron cookware. Available at Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. www.staubusa.com DESHOULIERES Founded in 1826, Deshoulières is the leading French porcelain manufacturer, the specialist in tableware products. Deshoulières embodies the true and elegant spirit of the French art de la table. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. www.deshoulieres.com DURALEX Founded in 1945, Duralex invented and has been manufacturing its tempered glassware and tabletop products for over 80 years. Available at select Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. www.duralexusa.com HOME & HOUSEWARE

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DIPTYQUE A legendary French perfumer and maker of luxury scented candles, Diptyque also has a selection of home fragrances and their own body care collection. Available at select Barney’s and Nordstrom locations. Diptyque | 1645 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 www.diptyqueparis.com EMILE HENRY Emile Henry boasts high-quality ceramic cookware, bakeware, tableware, and counterware. Available at select Bloomingdale’s, Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. www.emilehenryusa.com GARNIER-THIEBAUT Find the highest quality table linens, bed linens, and accessories for the finest hotels, restaurants, casinos, clubs, and homes around the world. Gethsemane Garden | 5739 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660 Careful Peach Boutique | 1024 North Blvd. Oak Park, IL 60301 Percy’s Fine Linens | 1410 W. Mequon Rd. Mequon, WI 53092 www.gtlinens.com GIEN A provider of everyday dishware to beautiful faïence for special occasions since 1821. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. www.gien.com/en/ JEAN DUBOST Jean Dubost is synonymous with quality cutlery, particularly knives and flatware. Available at select Williams Sonoma locations. www.jeandubost.com JL COQUET Synonymous with luxury, innovation and savoir-faire, JL Coquet’s porcelain has been created and decorated in Limoges since 1824. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. www.jlcoquet.com HOME & HOUSEWARE

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LA ROCHERE La Rochere has been producing artisanal glass in the heart of France for more than 500 years, and is the oldest continuously running glass factory in Europe. Today they are recognized around the world for designing and producing authentic, high-quality glassware for today’s home. Available at select Sur La Table locations. www.larochere-na.com LE CREUSET Discover Le Creuset’s boutique-quality cookware, from Dutch ovens and skillets to bakeware and kitchen tools. Available at select Bloomingdale’s, Sur La Table, Williams Sonoma, Bed, Bath & Beyond locations. Le Creuset Boutique | 47 E. Ohio St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.lecreuset.com LIGNE ROSET Ligne Roset defines modern luxury, inviting consumers to revel in a contemporary, design-forward lifestyle. Ligne Roset Chicago | 440 N. Wells St. Chicago, IL 60654 www.ligne-roset.com MAISON LEVY Maison Lévy designs decoration objects inspired by original paintings. Their collections are at once an invitation to incorporate art and escapism into our daily life. Robin Thomas Design | 4 E. Ohio St. Studio #16 Chicago, 60611 www.maisonlevy.fr MANUEL CANOVAS The French fabric house Manuel Canovas is internationally renowned for the quality of its textiles and vivid colors. Cowtan & Tout |222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 638 Chicago, IL 60654 www.manuelcanovas.com MASTRAD Mastrad specializes in the the design of culinary accessories. Available at select Michael’s locations. www.mastrad-paris.us


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MAUVIEL 1830 Mauviel is known for their elegant copper and stainless-steel cookware designed to meet the needs of the most discerning professional and household cooks. Available at select Bloomingdale’s, Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. www.mauvielusa.com OPINEL Rooted in history and commitment to craftsmanship, the Opinel family has been making knives since 1890 in the French Alps. Today, the company crafts a wide range of tools and kitchen knives. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. Northwestern Cutlery | 810 W. Lake St. Chicago, IL 60607 Komoda Shop | 2559 W. Chicago Ave. IL 60622 www.opinel.com PEUGEOT Peugeot produces a host of products, and is best-known for its artisanal pepper mills, wine accessories, and spices. Available at select Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. Potash Market | 875 N. State. St. Chicago, IL 60610 The Lemon Tree | 1505 W. Mequon Rd. Mequon, WI 53092 www.peugeot-saveurs.com REVOL Revol products include high-end porcelain ceramic cookware, bakeware, and dinnerware. Available at select Sur La Table, and Williams Sonoma locations. Prop Mart | 2343 W. St. Paul Avenue Chicago, IL 60647 Alioto Interiores | 1118 Chicago Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 www.revol1768.com ROCHE BOBOIS Roche Bobois is a world leader in furniture design and distribution, working closely with renowned designers such as Ora Ito, Cédric Ragot, Sacha Lakic and with Haute Couture fashion houses. Roche Bobois | 222 W. Hubbard St. IL 60654 Chicago www.roche-bobois.com HOME & HOUSEWARE

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SASA DEMARLE / SILPAT The industry leader in non-stick baking products and equipment, SASA Demarle features a range of products, including silicone liners and flexible molds. Available at select Sur La Table, Target, and Williams Sonoma locations. www.sasademarle.com SUR LA TABLE This successful chain retailer stocks many different upscale cooking, dining, home and houseware products, including several French brands. Sur La Table has multiple Chicago locations, and products can also be purchased via their website. 900 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 755 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60610 480 W. Northshore Drive, Space P-114 Glendale, WI 53217 www.surlatable.com THE FRENCH FARM The French Farm imports gourmet foods and accessories from all over Europe. Merz Apothecary | 4716 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 www.thefrenchfarm.com T-FAL USA Cook in style with T-Fal cookware and kitchenware. Available in numerous retail stores, including select Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dillard’s, Kohl’s, and Sears locations. www.t-falusa.com WILLIAMS SONOMA Find numerous worldwide brands at Williams Sonoma. French brands include Mauviel, Le Creuset, Cristel, Staub, Emile Henry, de Buyer, and Revol. 1550 N. Fremont St. Chicago, IL 60622 2500 N. Mayfair Rd. Wauwatosa, WI 53226 www.williams-sonoma.com


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YVES DELORME Enjoy the most luxurious linens made with the finest materials from France. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. Bedside Manor | 2056 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614 Past Basket | 383 W. Brown Deer Rd. Milwaukee, WI 53217 www.yvesdelorme.com

Maison LĂŠvy transforms original paintings into imaginative textiles and modern objects of decoration for interiors.

Robin Thomas Design | 4 East Ohio Street Studio 16 | Chicago 312-573-7707 | info@robinthomasdesign.com


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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE A.P.C. A.P.C. collections simply look like those who wear them, mostly impalpable, half dissident and half trendsetter, urban evanescent and wanderers full of idiosyncrasies. Available at select Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue locations. www.usonline.apc.fr BARBARA BUI French by her mother and Asian by her father, Barbara Bui says that her mixed heritage is very much a part of her identity, her work and her brand dna. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. Intermix | 40 E. Delaware Pl. Chicago, IL 60611 www.barbarabui.com CHANTELLE As the world leader in French Lingerie, Chantelle’s success comes from innovative women in search of elegance and well-being. Available at select Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, and Neiman Marcus locations. www.us.chantelle.com COTELAC  Cotélac is a French brand that is renowned for its highly-distinctive positioning in “designer” ready-to-wear. Folds, dye-sublimation, inlays: the prints and the exquisite details are more than just savoir-faire, they’re hallmark. Cotélac | 1159 W. Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 www.cotelac.us ERES The Maison Eres signs collections of swimwear and lingerie whose style and architecture emphasize the natural femininity of the body. Available at select Barney’s locations. www.eresparis.com FASHION

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IRO Ready to Wear, denim and accessories from Paris. it has become a cult brand renowned for its unique street style. Available at select boutiques, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue locations. Intermix | 40 E. Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611 www.iroparis.com ISABEL MARANT While some dream of iconic women in glossy magazines, Isabel dresses women for their real lives – walking down the street or zipping off on a scooter. She never takes a piece out of her workshop without trying it on herself. Available at select Barney’s New York and Neiman Marcus locations. www.isabelmarant.com/us JEROME DREYFUSS Jérôme Dreyfuss has cemented his reputation as the go-to designer for chic, understated accessories with innovative, heartwarming twists. His bags are designed to ‘perfectly match’ your lifestyle... and are instantly recognizable for their exquisite craftsmanship, generous volumes and clever design details. Available at select Barney’s New York locations. www.jerome-dreyfuss.com LACOSTE As a specialist in knitwear, Lacoste has singular expertise in the selection of fibers used in the manufacture of Lacoste products. Fibers, and notably the cotton used in Lacoste polos meet the highest quality standards. Lacoste also ensures that the cotton used in its products comes from sources that respect human rights. Lacoste | 835 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 317A, Chicago IL 60611 Lacoste | 11211 120th Ave. Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 www.lacoste.com/us


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LES LUNES Believing that clothing could be stylish, feminine, and comfortable, Anna Lecat set out to on a quest to produce easy-to-wear, ethically made clothing with a Parisian flair: Les Lunes, a collection of travel-friendly pieces derived from bamboo. Les Lunes | 520 N. Michigan Ave. Spc 227, Chicago, IL 60611 www.leslunes.com LES NEREIDES Les Néréides creations are an incarnation of French refinement with a keen eye for detail. The pure lines, harmonious colors, choice of materials are the fruit of a meticulous work. The jewelry is all handmade. Les Néréides | 138 N. State St. #138 Chicago, IL 60602 www.lesnereides-usa.com LONGCHAMP Named after the famed horse track on the outskirts of Paris, Longchamp is still family owned and operated, creating superbly crafted handbags and luggage lauded for a decidedly understated, always chic look. Available at select Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom locations. Longchamp Fashion Outlet | 5220 Fashion Outlets Way #2057 Rosemont, IL 60018 us.longchamp.com MAISON BOINET Love of quality and style, selection of leather and artisanal knowledge drive Maison Boinet since 1858, and that is probably why their accessories are a true inspiration to women fashion. Intermix | 40 E. Delaware Pl. Chicago, IL 60611 www.maison-boinet.fr


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MAJE Maje is the chic Parisian label from Moroccan-born designer Judith Milgrom. Created for a woman who is “a lover of bohemian, feminine fashion”, the brand’s softly draped silk dresses and classic coverups in wool and leather are at the top of every cool girl’s wish list. Maje | 100 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.us.maje.com MUGLER Designer Thierry Mugler brings imagination, emotion and creativity to his fragrances and fashion collections. Intermix | 40 E. Delaware Pl. Chicago, IL 60611 www.muglerusa.com SANDRO The house depicts a man who is non-conformist, but always chic, an urban woman who hones a discreet look and who shares an indisputable Parisian elegance. This brand brings a distinguished air to every season. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. Sandro | 102 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.us.sandro-paris.com SIMONE PERELE Elegance, meticulous attention to detail, innovation and comfort…the reputation of Simone Perele is built on the qualities of French style that are embraced by women all over the world. Available at select Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue locations. www.simoneperele.com THE KOOPLES Traditional craftsmanship and innovation are the cornerstones of the House’s approach. The Kooples’s philosophy focuses on reworking the British art of bespoke tailoring, offering contemporary and effortlessly cool silhouettes with a Parisian twist for both women and men. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. The Kooples | 55 E. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 www.thekooples.com/us FASHION

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VANESSA BRUNO The timeless style with sophisticated details and singular colors brings more soul to the world of tomorrow, and the vision of this brand of “fashion as a lifestyle” never ceases to attract a wider public. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. www.vanessabruno.com YVES SALOMON Salomon and his son spent more than 60 years purchasing skins for some of the biggest fashion houses in Europe before grandson Yves formed his own fur-based fashion label in 1972. Available in select Barney’s locations. Intermix | 40 E. Delaware Pl. Chicago, IL 60611 www.yves-salomon.fr/en

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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE AVENE Avène has over 270 years of expertise in caring for sensitive skin and is trusted by millions worldwide. At the heart of the brand is Avène Thermal Spring Water, a natural soothing source clinically shown by over 150 studies to soothe, soften and calm the skin. Available at select local Walgreens locations. www.aveneusa.com CAUDALIE Caudalie is a cutting-edge French skincare line, known for their exceptional patented anti-aging technology. Caudalie’s story starts in France in 1995 at the heart of a vineyard. Grapevine and grapes contain exceptional powers for the skin and to develop beauty products that are not only effective but also natural and luxurious. Available at Sephora and Nordstrom locations. www.us.caudalie.com CLARINS Founded in 1954, the Clarins brand was born with the desire to advance beauty by making it more real and natural. Available at Macy’s and Sephora locations. www.clarins.com GUERLAIN For almost two centuries, Guerlain has been in love with everything that beauty encompasses in fragrance, in skincare and in make-up. Bold designers, legendary creations, timeless knowhow. Its signature: the Culture of Beauty Available at Saks Fifth Avenue and select Sephora locations. www.guerlain.com LANCOME Lancôme is a French fragrance house with an exclusive clientele, and one of the world’s largest luxury skincare companies. Available at Sephora, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom locations. www.lancome-usa.com BEAUTY

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LA ROCHE-POSAY Recommended by 25,000 dermatologists worldwide, La RochePosay Laboratoire Dermatologique develops skin care products with La Roche Posay Thermal Spring water for sensitive skin. Available at Walgreens, CVS, and Target locations. www.laroche-posay.us LE REMEDE Le Remède, Waxing and French Skincare Boutique brings a unique twist to the traditional spa experience. Customers can expect professional services but in a chic and upbeat environment. Le Remède | 1900 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 www.leremedechicago.com L’OCCITANE L’Occitane has drawn inspiration from Mediterranean art de vivre and traditional Provencal techniques to create natural beauty products. L’Occitane | 108 N. State St. #170 Chicago, IL 60602 L’Occitane | 900 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 www.usa.loccitane.com SEPHORA Explore Sephora’s unrivaled selection of makeup, skin care, fragrance and more from classic French and other emerging brands. Sephora | 845 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 Sephora | 2500 N. Mayfair Rd. #120, Wauwatosa, WI 53226 www.sephora.com SISLEY PARIS Sisley are internationally recognised experts in the field of skincare. Its extensive range of products have been designed to meet the needs of different skin types and skin concerns. Available at Sephora, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom locations. www.sisley-paris.com U Be Well 2 U Be Well 2 provides professional massage therapy services. For over 10 years, Aline has specialized in therapeutic, prenatal and ayurvedic massages, as well as in aromatherapy. Aline is a native French speaker. 1821 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 70 E. Lake St. Chicago, IL 60601 www.ubewell2.com BEAUTY

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CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE ANNE FONTAINE Discover the European craftsmanship and style of Anne Fontaine, from essential white shirts to wear-everywhere dresses that easily transition from day to night. Anne Fontaine | 909 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 www.annefontaine.com BACCARAT A symbol of beauty and crystallized perfection, Baccarat has been a celebration of transfigured senses since 1764. Its fabulous destiny—of magic and fascination, of timeless skill and glassworkers’ panache—is written in sparkling letters. The crystalwork has always drawn inspiration from its roots, its craftsmanship and its heritage to transmute tradition into creation. Available at select Bloomingdale’s and Neiman Marcus locations. www.us.baccarat.com BALMAIN Throughout its long history, the quintessentially Parisian house of Balmain has managed to retain its unique position as both historic French house and leading trendsetting brand. Available at select Barneys locations. www.balmain.com BERNARDAUD Bernardaud has mastered the art of French porcelain since 1863, combining craftsmanship and innovation, creativity and heritage and developing technologies in its limoges factory that push the limits of the art of porcelain-making. Available at select Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s locations. Elements inc. | 741 N. Wells St. Chicago, IL 60654 George Watts & Son Inc. | 761 N. Jefferson Milwaukee, WI 53202 www.bernardaud.com


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BONPOINT French couture house for children since 1975. Shop quality clothes for girls and boys, from charming dresses to jackets and shoes. Available at select Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus locations. Bonpoint | 37 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.bonpoint.com BOUCHERON Boucheron, first jeweler of the Place Vendôme, creates fine jewelry, high-jewelry, luxury watches and perfumes. A Boucheron creation tells a story, that of the Maison and your own. Available at select Neiman Marcus locations. www.us.boucheron.com CARTIER Cartier stands as one of the world’s most esteemed and respected Maisons in the luxury goods industry. Cartier is renowned worldwide for its high jewelry creations and watches, perfumes and prestige accessories - symbols of craftsmanship and elegance, quality and excellence. Cartier | 630 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60611 Treiber & Straub | 14740 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield WI 53005 www.en.cartier.com CELINE Céline is a luxury French fashion House founded in 1945 and today under the creative direction of Phoebe Philo. Ready to wear, leather goods, accessories and shoes: the products are central to everything and speak for themselves. Available at select Neiman Marcus, and Barneys locations. www.celine.com CHANEL “Fashion passes, style remains…” This simple statement captures the essence of Chanel. After almost a century, Chanel continues to inspire women of all ages all over the world with its timeless modernity. Chanel | 935 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 Bon Ton | Grand Ave. Mall, 331 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 www.chanel.com LUXURY

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CHLOE Chloé was founded by an Egyptian-born Parisienne with a bohemian spirit. She created the first “luxury prêt-à-porter” collection. Available at select Nordstrom, Barneys, and Saks Fifth Avenue locations. www.chloe.com CHRISTOFLE Thanks to its creations in silver, Christofle is a symbol of luxury and elegance. Since its founding in the mid-19th century, it has been a continous innovative force and has infused each era with a new art of living. Christofle | 40 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 George Watts & Son | 761 N. Jefferson St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 www.christofle.com DIOR “True Luxury requires genuine materials and the craftman’s sincerity. It is only meaningful when it respects tradition“. Dior is the ultimate symbol of elegance, excellence and luxury. Dior | 933 N. Rush St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.dior.com GIVENCHY Since 1952, Givenchy earned a reputation for breaking with the fashion codes of its time. Today, the house is synonymous with aristocratic elegance, sensuality and fresh romanticism. Available at select Barneys and Neiman Marcus locations. www.givenchy.com HERMES Today Hermès is a family company whose craftspeople make, often by hand and always with love, bags and belts, scarves and shoes, ties and travelling furniture, as well as gloves, watches, jewellery and clothes. Hermès | 25 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.hermes.com


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JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER Luxury clothing and fragrances for both men and women from fashion’s enfant terrible Jean-Paul Gaultier. Available at Nordstrom locations. www.jeanpaulgaultier.com MAISON MARGIELA Daring and ambiguous, iconoclastic and avant-garde, the Maison designs Haute Couture, women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, small leather goods, and footwear. Available at select Barneys locations. www.maisonmargiela.com LALIQUE The name Lalique evokes the radiance of jewellery, the wonder of transparency, and the brilliance of crystal. Founded in 1888, Lalique has endured as the ultimate symbol of French luxury. Available at select Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdale’s locations. Lalique Boutique | 47 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 Lalique Interiors Showroom | Merchandise Mart Plz. Ste 6-129 Chicago, IL 60654 | By appointment. www.lalique.com LANVIN One of the first fashion houses in Paris, discover Lanvin’s iconic collections and shows. Available at select Barneys, and Saks Fifth Avenue locations. www.store.lanvin.com LOUBOUTIN Christian Louboutin’s high-end stiletto footwear incorporates shiny, red-lacquered soles that have become his signature. Available at select Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue locations. Christian Louboutin | 58 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.us.christianlouboutin.com LUXURY

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LOUIS VUITTON Between a craftsman’s exceptional technique, and a designer’s vision and inventiveness, Louis Vuitton offers its expertise to bring elegance and distinctiveness to its creations: shoes, watches, leather goods, ready-to-wear, jewelry and accessories. Louis Vuitton | 919 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL, 60611 www.louisvuitton.com MONCLER Born in the mountains, lives in the city. Moncler’s quintessential quilted Jacket has remained the choice of the world’s most demanding athletes, the stars of cinema, and the jet set. Available at select Bloomingdale’s locations. Moncler | 33 E. Oak St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.moncler.com SONIA RYKIEL Deemed the Queen of Knitwear, Sonia Rykiel is known for her elegantly unfinished aesthetic, subverting norms, and eccentric raw edges to her womenswear designs. Available at select Barneys locations. www.soniarykiel.com VAN CLEEF & ARPELS For over a century, the legendary watchmaker-jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels has been combining unparalleled craftsmanship, technical prowess and innovation in all its creations. Van Cleef & Arpels | 933 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 www.vancleefarpels.com YVES SAINT LAURENT The iconic label is known for its strong, feminine aesthetic and provocative silhouettes, beginning with its first tuxedo for women in 1966. Yves Saint Laurent | 11 E. Walton St. Chicago, IL 60611 www.ysl.com


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